African intimacies : race, homosexuality, and globalization /

Hoad, Neville Wallace, 1966-

African intimacies : race, homosexuality, and globalization / Neville Hoad. - Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2007. - xxxiii, 187 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-177) and index.

African sodomy in the missionary position : corporeal intimacies and signifying regimes -- Decolonizing the body : the African and African American in Wole Soyinka's The interpreters -- Neoliberalism and the church : the World Conference of Anglican Bishops -- White man's burden, white man's disease : tracking lesbian and gay human rights -- The intellectual, the archive, and the pandemic : Thabo Mbeki's AIDS blues -- An elegy for African cosmopolitanism : Phaswane Mpe's Welcome to our Hillbrow.

0816649154 (hc/j : alk. paper) 0816649162 (pb : alk. paper)

9780816649150 9780816649167


Homosexuality--Africa.
Gays--History.--Africa
AIDS (Disease)--Africa.
HIV infections--Africa.
Literature--Africa--History and criticism.


Africa--Social life and customs.
Africa--Politics and government.

HQ76.3.A356 HOA